IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF OHIO COUNTY,
IN THE MATTER OF ADOPTION OF A CHILD INFANT FEMALE CHILD, born March 20, 2015, in Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia
Adoption Case No. 15-CAD-5 (Judge Gaughan)
The object of the above styled proceeding is to terminate all paternal rights and obligations to an infant female child born on March 20, 2015, at the Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, and to grant the adoption of the child.
And, it appearing that the location and whereabouts of the biological father is unknown to the Petitioners and that the biological father has abandoned the female child, it is, parental rights to said child, including any Native American heritage, should file an answer with the Honorable Judge Gaughan, Circuit Judge of Ohio County, Ohio County Courthouse, 1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, West Virginia 26003 to assert or otherwise to defend his right, within thirty (30) days after the date of the first publication of this Order, as required by West Virginia Code, Section 48-22-602, and West Virginia Code, Section 59-3-1 et. seq. The Court does further, ORDER that the failure to appear and to respond within the required time will result in no further notice and in the loss of the ability to appear as provided by statute and also the termination of all paternal rights to the child.
Entered this 25th day of March, 2015.
Brenda L. Miller
Clerk of the Circuit Court of Ohio County,
Int. March 31, 2015
Int. April 7, 2015